How do I use markdown keyboard shortcuts in my messages?
Markdown is a text-to-HTML language used for the formatting and styling text. With the Drag and Drop Email Builder, use Markdown to add in additional customization for the text in the newsletter. Using Markdown will apply the style in real-time.
Italicized text uses one asterisk (*) or underscore (_).
Bold text uses two asterisks (**) or underscores (__).
|Bold and Italic||
Bold and italicized text uses three asterisks (***) or underscores (___).
Strikethrough uses two tildes (~~).
What does Markdown look like?
Markdown a plain text formatting tool that employs a specific syntax to make formatting and styling changes. As a simple conversion tool, hashtags (#), asterisks (*), underscores (_), as well as other options can be used to enclose a specific section of text. Using this syntax with the text will tell the message editor to add certain styling to the text.
Different heading styles can designate using the pound (#) key. There are up to six different headline styles.
There are several options to add emphasis to the text using Markdown. Asterisks and underscores can be used to designate the text as bold or italic in the message.
Italicizing text can be done using one asterisk (*) or underscore (_).
Bolding text can be done using two asterisks (**) or underscores (__).
Crossing-out text can be done using two tildes (~~).
A horizontal rule will appear as a divider between text. It can be used to add emphasis to specific statements or break apart different thoughts.
Adding a horizontal rule can be done by using three dashes (---).
Lists allow for emphasis on important ideas. They also increase the readability of text by simplifying long sentences and adding aesthetic passive space to make reading more pleasant.
Starting an unordered or bulleted list can be done by using one asterisk (*) or dash (-) followed by a space.
Starting an ordered or numbered list can be done by using
1) followed by a space.
Block quotes are used to viually separate a section of the message from the rest. Adding block quotes can be done by indicating a right angle bracket (>) before starting a sentence.
Congratulations! You've added some new style and formatting to your message. There are a number of other options available when using Markdown, and the Markdown Cheatsheet from GitHub is a great resource for getting acquainted with the overall syntax.